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of individuals. >> reporter: researchers have documented 50 football players stricken by cte, 35 nfl players, 6 high school players. >> chronic traumatic encephlopathy is not being seen in individuals without repetitive head injury. >> reporter: this revelation has summoned the nfl, questioning their own health. >> at times i do forget things, the sleepless nights you may have, you start to wonder are you down that path towards cte? >> reporter: the seau family noticed his change in personality in the last years of his life. from outgoing, hard charging family leader, to withdrawn loner who ended it all by shooting himself in the chest, leaving this three word on a text to his children and ex-wife. what did he say? >> just three words, i love you. >> that was the last we heard. >> reporter: none of his children play football anymore. and that's fine with their mother. >> i think it's a gamble. if you want to play the sport, know what you could be in for. >> it's not worth it for me to not have a dad. so to me, it's not worth it. >> reporter: the nfl says it will continue to finance research int
, friday. >> nfl playoff time. ravens and colts, dubbed the inspiration bowl. indianapolis coach chuck pag ban know undergoing leukemia treatment for baltimore, the final home game for ray lewis, calling the playoffs his last ride. [cheering] >> lewis, 13 tackles in his final home game, pagano, pregame hug for john harbaugh. baltimore's defense throwing the kitchen sink at andrew luck in his playoff debut. ravens leading third quarter, a nice block. 17-6. fourth quarter. flacco, man coverage on anquan bolden. bolden gets it. just over 5:00 left. the deflection. williams intercepts it. luck saves the touchdown. but that seals it. 24-9 baltimore. ravens advance to play denver next saturday. here's ray. >> today was about me giving everything i got. showing people, whatever circumstances you may be going through, just push through it and you can push through it, you'll encourage somebody. >> how can you not like ray lewis. >> rg iii hosting seattle. griffin, hobbling on the right knee. here's that 14-0. then seattle locked it up. fourth quarter, trailing by one. marchand lynch, beast mode. ru
on picking up a lost tourism money but the nfl is already talking about concessions such as maybe the city giving up a slice of sales tax revenue from hotels while preventing santa clara from charging sales tax which could mean millions less for the city. >> 49ers head coach harbaugh decided not to change kickers tomorrow night against green bay. harbaugh announced david akers will remain starting place kicker after a week of competition with the newly signed cundiff. he started with a bang nailing an nfl report tying 63-yarder in the opener against the packers but akers has struggled since. kickoff is tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. niners are showing off their team pride already, with one sent us this picture of the youngest niners fan passed on through the generations in the household. and another picture of two more young 49er fans, saying the family is so true to their team when she got her first puppy he was named niner. you can mail us at "you report" and well show as many as we can on the air. even the golden gate bridge toll kickers are jumping in. >> they are dressing in 49er jerseys this
his twitter account after missing 13 field goal attempts. he contacted the nfl after getting death threats and closed the twitter account. he says no one is more disappointed in the season than he is. >> i am disappointed if myself. there is nothing i can do now. cannot go back in the past. try for get better and figure out why they are not going between the polls and find an answer. >> the 49ers brought in another kicker who could replace him in the playoffs. >> there will be a limited number of tickets available for the saturday playoff at candlest spik and you can get your hands on the tickets starting on monday, at 10:00 a.m. you can get tickets on ticket master or other fans through the nfl ticket exchange. they will be watching to see who they will play after the weekend first round of playoff games. >> if your job is stressful, think strongly of getting a new one unless you like it. >> we love it. more on that, and wall street's reaction to the jobs report in the bloomberg business report. >> good morning, december jobs report is out. it came out exactly as economists predic
news/espn exclusive investigation into the death of nfl great junior seau. doctors revealing their findings for the first time. and it could affect players from the big leagues to pop warner. abc's jim avila is here with the story. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a giant in the game, junior seau is now perhaps the biggest name in football, linked to brain damage for taking too many hits to the head. abc news and espn learned exclusively that, before his suicide, seau suffered damage to his very brain cells. >> junior seau! >> reporter: junior seau, an icon in the 1990s, whose passionate hits made him a dominant figure in the nfl. but, after his sudden suicide in 2012, many questioned whether the effect of those hits on the 43-year-old's brain, could have played a role. >> the head-to-head contact, the collisions, they're out of control. >> reporter: now, seau's family says it has an answer to that question from the national institutes of health. abc news and espn have learned exclusively, seau's brain showed visible signs of cte, chronic traumatic encephalopathy
in the nfl. j.r. smith, monster jam. 2 of his 25. although, the knicks muster just 34 points in the first half. later, amare stoudamire, the left-handed scoop to go. knicks are down one. now, it's a nine-point deficit in the third quarter. paul george, one of his six steals. monster throwdown. indiana up double-digits. later, more from george. 24 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists. pacers have won nine-straight at home. >>> go to college ranks. oregon, riding a ten-game home win streak, hosting number four, arizona, undefeated this year. good oregon "d," to t.j. singler in transition. the hoop and the arm. he's the younger brother of kyle singler. second half, now. carlos emory. 7 of 11 behind the arch. 64%. singler. chip kelly liking what he sees. a three-point game. closing seconds. arizona rebound. nick johnson has a chance for the wildcats. his pocket is picked by jonathan loyd. oregon hands the wildcats its first loss of the season. the ducks have won 11-straight this year at home. dating back to last season, it's 17-straight. >>> i'm doug kezirian. have a great day. >>> and coming up ne
. dr. richard besser, abc news, new york. >>> and now, we turn to some sports news today. the nfl playoffs get under way tomorrow afternoon. can't wait for that. the bengals will visit the texans. as for some college football right now, we have some thursday night highlights from espn. >> good morning. i'm hakem dermish with your "sportscenter" update. number four oregon, taking on number five kansas state. the tostitos fiesta bowl. what could be coach chip kelly's final college game. opening kickoff. de'anthony thomas, fastest kid in college football. 93 yards for the touchdown. first return for a touchdown for oregon this season. ducks go for two. they get it. up 8-0 early. more ducks. marcus mariota, to kenjon barner. 24-yard touchdown here. and number four oregon, takes down kansas state, 35-17. oregon, with the second-straight bcs bowl game victory. and chip kelly, earning his third-straight 12-win season. >>> upset alert. unbeaten number three arizona, hosting colorado, in their conference opener. under a minute to play. colorado up five. jordin mayes would steal. arizona do
there are new details about the sudden death last year of former n.f.l. star junior seau. we have learned that he suffered from a degenerative brain disease. injury is most often caused by concussion. the injury shrinks and hardens brain tissue. his family reacted to the news with "abc 7 news." >> i approached him certain things about, his and my relationship. it was like i was talking to nobody. >> the family donated his brain to the national innings institute of health. they came back with the results this week. star linebacker died after self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in san diego. >> moments ago a judge in colorado ruled there is enough evidence for suspected movie theater killer james holmes to stand trial. he is accused of killing 12 people. prosecutors have established probable cause on 160 felony counts. he is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow. his attorney has filed papers that he is not ready to enter a plea. one student is in critical condition. it happened this morning in taft, a small town outside bakersfield. police say a 16-year-old walk into a classroom and w sh
cockroaches, the kardashian family, and cuban dictator fidel castro. who ranks higher? donald trump, those nfl replacement refs, wow, and the nation of france. the survey was conducted just a few days ago. >> and they also rank lower than colonoscopies and gonorrhea. >> wow. gonorrhea is more favorable than congress. wow, wow, wow. >> how about that? >> i have nothing left to say. let's just continue. speaks for itself. safety first. >>> well, president obama's upcoming inaugural ceremony will feature some of america's most popular musical performers. how about beyonce, kelly clarkson, and james taylor? they'll be front and center when the president and vice president are sworn in january 21st. >>> disgraced cyclist legend lance armstrong is ready to face questions about doping allegations head on. armstrong is giving an exclusive tell-all interview to oprah winfrey. his first since being stripped of all seven of his tour de france titles. the interview, which will air next week on winfrey's own network comes amid reports that armstrong has been considering admitting the use of performance enh
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